idocrase

[ ahy-duh-kreys, id-uh- ]
/ ˈaɪ dəˌkreɪs, ˈɪd ə- /

noun Mineralogy.

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Origin of idocrase

1795–1805; < French < Greek eîdo(s) form + krâsis mixture

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British Dictionary definitions for idocrase

idocrase
/ (ˈaɪdəˌkreɪs, ˈɪd-) /

noun

another name for vesuvianite

Word Origin for idocrase

C19: from French, from Greek eidos form + krasis a mingling
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